Erwin

Trail Update: Finding Towns Along the AT

Trail Update: Finding Towns Along the AT

I shuffle through the remains of my food bag where the instant mashed potatoes and ramen packets now float in tuna sauce and oatmeal flakes. My trash ziplock is now...

May 2, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [North Carolina/Tennessee Edition]

The Beer Drinker’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail [North Carolina/Tennessee Edition]

Some may say doing a thru hike is like being on a very long vacation, but after a few days in the woods and as you’re approaching town, it can...

Sep 20, 2016 : Stubbs
Erwin to Roan

Erwin to Roan

Erwin to Roan Leaving  I finally left Erwin and hiked out slow and steady to protect my leg.  I didn't see a lot of people hiking that day other than...

May 14, 2016 : Hillary
Hiker Care Package (live from Erwin, TN)

Hiker Care Package (live from Erwin, TN)

Erwin, Tennessee is a small town in all aspects of the term, except for one: it's kinda big if you have to walk it. Therefore, Uncle Johnny's Hostel, which is...

May 4, 2015 : Tee Corley
3 Weeks Down in Erwin, TN

3 Weeks Down in Erwin, TN

Zero Day Consumed many calories Enough said   mountain magnolia inn was amazing Day 19 5.3 miles in 2 hours 45 minutes Sitting here in my tent right now listening...

Apr 29, 2015 : Oliver Hudgins
Miss Janet Takes My Brother to the Bus Station

Miss Janet Takes My Brother to the Bus Station

After escaping Hot Springs Team Mudslide slept on top of Rich Mountain Fire Tower, old and poxed with graffiti. We ran into another group calling themselves Team Liar, because they...

Apr 26, 2015 : David
41 Days In: Gear Changes & Facts Thus Far

41 Days In: Gear Changes & Facts Thus Far

It is now day 41.  We did about 50 miles in three days, and have rewarded ourselves with one night at the Super 8 in Erwin, TN. It is reflection...

Apr 16, 2015 : Sonia Button
One Month In

One Month In

Hello! Things are still going well out here! I'm currently in Erwin TN, about 340 miles into the trail. Since I last posted I hiked through the Smokies,  experienced the wonders...

Apr 23, 2014 : Ellie B.